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Jade - Foothills Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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490 Ratings
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Ratings: 490
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.35%
Wants: 107
Gots: 55 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Macky20 on 02-06-2011)
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of inlimbo77
4.21/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

64oz, filled 2/5/13, drank 2/8/13
DFH IPA glass

A: Slightly hazy bright yellow orange. Lots of big fluffy off white head. Sticky lacing bits. Nice carbonation.

S: Grapefruit. Orange marmalade. Some pine. More fruity hops. Some sweet malts there too.

T: There is some bitterness, but it's not right on the tip of the tongue. More so middle palate meshing nice with the malts. Finish is crisp and dry. Solid IPA.

M: Medium bodied. Nice mouth coating.

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Axnjxn
4.2/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

on tap at beer study in chapel hill. into a tulip. pours a light copper color with an inch thick very lasting head. smell is very citrusy and slightly hoppy. the taste is very balanced between malts and hops.and some great citrusy overtones. extremely easy to drink because of the super smooth flavor. medium bodied, medium carbonation.

overall a very solid and fun drinking IPA. just solid all around.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Daktah
4.55/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Had on tap at Mellow Mushroom on 2/1/2013. Excited to try this after reading reviews but never finding it anywhere. Poured a bright, clear, golden amber with about a finger of white head that left decent lacing. Smell was exactly what I wanted: all citrus, predominantly grapefruit with a touch of sweet orange. Nearly perfect smell. Taste was crisp citrus with just the right amount of bitterness. Only downside I can come up with (and I'm really grasping here) is that the body is a little lighter than I expected. Still, an easy drinking, perfectly citrus IPA. I really hope this gets the six-pack treatment that Foothills is giving some of their better known beers - would be a regular purchase for me.

Photo of tdm168
4.04/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at Wine 101 in Wake Forest

A - bright orangish yellow with a soft, thin, pillowy head that has great retention

S - light crystal malts, faint spicy hops

T - big citrusy hop notes, grapefruit, some herbal notes, faint peppery spiciness, mild bitter finish

M - medium bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a delicious, highly drinkable IPA. It may not have perfect balance or an outrageous ABV, but this is a beer with a good flavor profile and a drinkability that encourages a second round. I definitely recommend it.

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4.48/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Slight Orange tint to it. Nice head that dissipated quickly.

S: Fresh citrus mostly with a little pine.

T: Big citrus notes up front with a nice herbal character that lingered. A little sweetness from the malts was present.

M: Light to medium bodied. The taste lingered a while.

O: Enjoyed a pint at Foothills pub. I love this beer and love that they have made it available pretty much year round. It is a quite unique IPA with a little more herbal and slight mint flavor profile than I am used to. The Jade is my 2nd favorite IPA from Foothills... next to the Papa Jade!

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.38/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tap at Duckworths. A bright orangy-gold pour. Maybe a finger of white head. Stuck to the glass pretty well.

Aroma, quite piney with some grapefruit.

Taste, some pale carmelly malt at first. Overridden by a ton of bitter citrus, herbal and piney hop notes. Finishes with lemon zest and grapefruit. A powerful hop resin bomb.

To the heavy side of light bodied. Ample carbonation, but the oils just coat the mouth. No problems drinking this one.
A must try for hopheads.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Jade from Foothills Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 490 ratings.